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What game systems are best for horror? Anonymous 17/12/12(Tue)08:54 No. 131099 [Reply]
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Hello, /tg/. I'm running a horror campaign for the DnD group I'm in, and I have the setting and plot all worked out (Underwater research base, mutated crew, etc.) The problem I've run into is what system to use.

Normally, I use FATE for campaigns I run, but that's not entirely appropriate for horror. I've used the old Afterschool Activities system and Call of Cthulhu in the past, but both were poorly-balanced for my purposes (In AA, the players seemed to always succeed, in CoC, they seemed to always fail).
My question is, what system would be best for general horror purposes in the modern-day? Preferably a simple system, since I don't plan to do too much combat.


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Anonymous 18/03/27(Tue)00:53 No. 131227

>>131099

Dread.

Uses a Jenga Tower, sets tone, is very suspenseful.


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Anonymous 18/04/13(Fri)17:38 No. 131252

I use GUMSHOE and it's pretty good, and might answer some of your problems. The way modifiers work is instead of having a static modifier to a skill (we'll say shooting for example) you have a pool for each skill, and the player determines when they want to use each point.


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Anonymous 18/04/15(Sun)00:53 No. 131254

noooo whyyyy

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Starfinder character building Anonymous 17/07/07(Fri)11:27 No. 125570 [Reply]
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What are y'all gonna roll?


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Anastasia Romanov 18/03/10(Sat)02:49 No. 131208

star finder really isn't too complicated. I will concede that is intimidating with the amount of clutter on the sheet but it's not that bad when you get used to it. I am currently playing a lvl 6 Android technomancer and I love it!


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Anonymous 18/04/06(Fri)09:25 No. 131242

>>125751
Y...you are aware these are special extra detailed character sheets. These aren't default at all with the normal sheet much more condensed and stream lined. Of course you'd know this if you took half a second to confirm your whining.


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Anonymous 18/04/07(Sat)01:47 No. 131243

Here are the character sheets you need:

https://mega.nz/#F!sR1zxYaa!KF5EX2vzTtQO6UvkUg_PzA

https://mega.nz/#F!5KAx2YKC!eJgXxgsOCgCjFzkjRuU51g




World of tanks package Lazanael 18/03/31(Sat)09:52 No. 131235 [Reply]
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Hello everyone..

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Password Lazanael 18/03/31(Sat)10:00 No. 131236
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Sorry, i forget the password for the files:

Password is "MEDICAL"




Anonymous 18/03/25(Sun)21:25 No. 131226 [Reply]
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Folks, I want to play this Ravenloft edition exactly as it was in the year 1990 when it was released. What edition of AD&D Players and Master Guide should I use?


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Anonymous 18/03/31(Sat)01:54 No. 131234

2nd edition AD&D, just like the cover art shows.




Advice on traveler Anonymous 18/03/21(Wed)10:23 No. 131219 [Reply]
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Me and my playgroup are interested in trying out traveler, however we are also rather new to the system and know very little about it. I know the publishing history and looked into it, and I know that midway through the life cycle of "the new era" GDW went under so it is less complete then either classic or mega traveler; as well, from what I understand, if you wish to use the default setting in classic traveler you have to read a lot of the supplements and JTAS articles given that a lot of it was made ad-hoc while other editions are betting about letting you play in the setting out of the box. Beyond this I don't really know that much.

I would like to know a few things before I decide which edition we use:

1) Is there any edition I absolute must avoid like the plague

2) How difficult is classic for players not used to classic RPGs

3) How different is each GDW edition from each other in terms of mechanics

4)How is the mongoose publishing version

5)How is the far future enterprise version

6)Are some editions better for space combat and are some better for more conventional combat
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Anonymous 18/03/27(Tue)22:09 No. 131230

cont...
So yes, if your group can only deal with d&d, then you could try the Traveller 20 (T20) version which I hear is quite popular. It's based on d20 Modern and has a number of supplements for it. I've never played it as I loathe d20, but I have heard good things.

Personally, I'm a Classic, Mongose, GURPS and HERO version player myself. ;-)


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Looking for HiRes original DnD 5d art Anonymous 18/03/28(Wed)11:34 No. 131231

There's a source (or trove) of 5e books art in a good resolution to be used for cards, modules, etc?
Looking for Races and Classes, and at least the common, low level monsters....

Thanks


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Anonymous 18/03/28(Wed)19:11 No. 131233

>>131231
I think you're in the wrong thread.




Looking for HiRes original DnD 5d art Anonymous 18/03/28(Wed)11:38 No. 131232 [Reply]
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There's a source (or trove) of 5e books art in a good resolution to be used for cards, modules, etc?
Looking for Races and Classes, and at least the common, low level monsters....

Thanks




Askin for suggestion: the simplest medieval fantasy rpg system for childre Anonymous 17/04/11(Tue)01:37 No. 120704 [Reply]
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As per title.
I wanted to introduce a group of 6 to 8 yo kids to classic medieval fantasy rpg, but I need a system that is very, very rule-light.
Pathfinder Beginner Box is already far over the top, I'd like something that gives them a minimum of customization and just requires them to add simple bonuses to their rolls.
Any suggestion?
And of course, if anyone knows of any system that is not only rule-light, but specifically designed for children, that would be even better.


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Anonymous 18/01/28(Sun)19:50 No. 131177

Dungeon Squad. 2 pages of rules and free.
http://www.1km1kt.net/rpg/dungeon-squad


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collector 18/02/03(Sat)19:08 No. 131188

All Outta Bubblegum or Honey Heist could work, both are simple systems. I have run Honey Heist and it can easily be modified for almost any thing.


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Anonymous 18/02/20(Tue)03:28 No. 131199

Golden Sky Stories:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/nekoewen/golden-sky-stories-heartwarming-role-playing
Kickstarter delivered long ago, now on sale on drivethrurpg.
Original peculiar system, focused on story rather than XPs, looks pretty cute and is made mainly for children. Never played it, but looks like it could fit OP's needs.




Mage M20 17/10/24(Tue)11:10 No. 131021 [Reply]
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Guys, I'm the storyteller on a Mage campaign that start yesterday and my stories are usually quite random. I usually invent facts and events right in the heat of the moment and the stories are crazy and fun (but with a lot of action and mystery). To improve this random factor, I would like you to suggest events or strange things that I could implement in the game. What happened so far:
> The session ended with the car in free fall at ten thousand meters high; a burning driver (who is a clone of one of the characters), a white powder floating inside the car, fresh fish smashed inside the vehicle, $ 10,000 that is leaving through the glove box and a monkey is holding a pistol whose bullets can never be traced.

What comes next? It does not have to make sense. Then I try to find a way to connect all events.


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Anonymous 17/10/24(Tue)11:11 No. 131022

OP here. How things have come to this:

> Characters have discovered copies of themselves (clones);
> Someone is killing the clones (another clone that is a clone killer manipulated by an obscure religion);
> Technocracy is interested in the clones, but in a conflict a Man in Black was killed and left a briefcase: inside the case was a sleeping monkey and a pistol;
> All clones have a serious genetic fault that will lead to death: the monkey has a genetic sequence that needs to be synthesized to get the genetic fault corrected;
> The pistol in the suitcase can be used to kill people or animals, but the murderer will never be arrested for the crime (and the bullets are never tracked);
> A clone of one of the characters appears with a car so they can escape;
> Inside the car there are 5 kilos of fresh fish and 4 kilos of a white powder (the clone says that the fish and the powder are important, but that will explain later). In the glove holder there are ten thousand dollars in 50's notes (nobody knows where the money came from);
> The car breaks the veil to the umbra during the escape, and to try to escape the driver (a clone) realizes a magic, that fails mizeravelmente and the car appears to ten thousand meters of height, in free fall;
> The paradox sets fire to the driver;


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darth+sithicus 18/01/11(Thu)05:27 No. 131154

so, you have no chapter 2 or endgame? try this: the characters "think" they are clones, convinced by men in black, to get them to use monkey to find cure. they backtrack to the mad scientist lab where they find their own clones, and discover they are themselves REAL, but made part of an experiment from long ago, which is what originally triggered their awakenings. whatever teacher they had early on is part of the cabal to make the clones, in an attempt to split the magic of the heroes into fragments, creating clone magicks armies for an upcoming assault in other realms against the technocracy. Have men in black trace monkey to first lab for either giant battle, or a chaos screen the heroes can escape in. Oh, and since the car is already involved on a mage level, with an intelligent monkey, have a lever allow the car to fly, and the monkey have low level mind effects, like telepathy, to get its thoughts across.




W.D. All out War Rick Grimes 17/12/11(Mon)06:44 No. 131097 [Reply]
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Does anyone have the pdfs of all the equipment cards, and character cards?

I was able to find all the rules for the various expansions on a Russian website and can upload if people area interested.


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Caaaaaahrl 17/12/16(Sat)18:33 No. 131107

Yes please !


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Anonymous 17/12/30(Sat)17:16 No. 131134

Walking dead rules:

https://mega.nz/#F!agVxAaBY!GcPAHVLk5No1_ernKaxi1A


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Thanks XO-1 17/12/31(Sun)06:14 No. 131135

Thanks ! Main rulebook available ?




Yu-Gi-Oh! Link Summoning Thread Anonymous 17/05/24(Wed)06:55 No. 122772 [Reply]
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What are your thoughts on the upcoming Link Summoning method and changes to the rules?

I'm so damn worried it's going to kill the game for good this time. Being forced to adapt a new summoning method unlike all of the previous new summoning installments.


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Anonymous 17/08/23(Wed)08:44 No. 128558

I dunno man, this is going to really tear up my strategies. I'm worried I won't be able to tap enough swamps to get the mana I need to summon anything. It's going to be brutal.


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Anonymous 17/09/11(Mon)01:58 No. 129717
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I hated Synchro and Xyz so I think Link Summoning is awesome. Also Pendulum is cool I'm okay with that


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Anonymous 17/11/27(Mon)17:59 No. 131084

the game seems like is´s going to slow down the board alot, which is a good thing however the way it´s used it goddamn retarded.
syncro, xzy and pendium allready broke the fusion and ritual so this may or may not make it comepleatly unplayable. but there is still hope brothers





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